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Preston, Douglas  
The Lost City of the Monkey God
For centuries, explorers searched for a cursed 'lost city' in the Honduran rainforest. Preston was aboard the flight that finally mapped out the terrain of an unexplored valley ringed by impenetrable mountains. This is his eyewitness account of the discovery of the century.  
Nonfiction, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Grand Central - 2017 - ISBN: 1455540013 / 9781455540013  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038194 $15.99
Preus, Margi  
Francie #1: Enchantment Lake
Ages 10 and up. A call from her great-aunts Astrid and Jeannette brings seventeen-year-old Francie to a remote lake in the Minnesota northwoods, where the neighbors are dropping like flies from strange accidents. As Francie investigates, the mysteries multiply: a poisoned hotdish, a puzzling confession, eerie noises in the bog, a legendary treasure. And at the center of everything is a sudden boom in cabin sales and a road not everyone wants built.  
Novel, 186 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
University of Minnesota - 2017 - ISBN: 1517904196 / 9781517904197  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038609 $11.95
Preus, Margi  
Francie #2: The Clue in the Trees
Ages 10 and up. While finishing high school in northern Minnesota, Francie hopes to keep an eye on her great aunts, and maybe learn more about her mother. Then her long-lost brother turns up, and so does a dead body, drawing Francie into another mystery.  
Novel, 184 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
University of Minnesota - 2017 - ISBN: 1517902193 / 9781517902193  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038610 $16.95
Price, Steven  
By Gaslight
William Pinkerton, son of the famous detective, descends into the underworld of Victorian London to pursue a new lead on fabled conman Edward Shade.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 2017 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 731 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Picador - 2017 - ISBN: 1250141206 / 9781250141200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038400 $18.00
Raphael, Kate Jessica  
Rania Bakara #2: Murder Under the Fig Tree
Palestinian Rania Bakara and her Jewish-American friend Chloe team up to investigate a young man's death, a case that draws them into a Palestinian gay scene Rania never knew existed.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Mystery
 
Novel, 359 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
She Writes - 2017 - ISBN: 1631522744 / 9781631522741  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038563 $16.95
Raybourn, Deanna  
Veronica Speedwell #2: A Perilous Undertaking
1887: The mysterious Lady Sundridge begs Veronica to save art patron Miles Ramsforth, who faces hanging for the murder of his artist mistress. But Lady Sundridge is not all she seems, and unmasking her true identity is only the first of many secrets Veronica must uncover with the help of her colleague Stoker.  
Novel, 336 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0451476166 / 9780451476166  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038745 $15.00
Redondo, Delores  
The Invisible Guardian
Homicide inspector Amaia Salazar reluctantly returns to her Basque Country home town - a place engulfed in mythology and superstition - to solve a series of eerie murders.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 2015 International Dagger
 
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Atria - 2017 - ISBN: 1501102141 / 9781501102141  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038516 $17.00
Rogneby, Jenny  
Leona Lindberg #1: The Die Is Cast
Naked and bloody, a girl walks into a bank in Stockholm and gets away with millions. Leona Lindberg of the Violent Crimes Division seems like the perfect choice for the case, but she is grappling with problems that could jeopardize the investigation.  
Novel, 445 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Other - 2017 - ISBN: 1590518829 / 9781590518823  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038740 $16.95
Rollins, James (aka Clemens, James)  
SIGMA Force #12: The Seventh Plague
After two years, a missing archaeologist reappears in the Egyptian desert, but dies before he can explain what happened. But something had begun mummifying his body while he was still alive. It's up to SIGMA Force to figure out what's going on.  
Novel, 566 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062381695 / 9780062381699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038276 $9.99
Rosenfelt, David  
Andy Carpenter #15: The Twelve Dogs of Christmas
Andy's friend Pups, who takes in stray puppies and finds them good homes, has been reported to the city for having too many pets. Andy is happy to defend her, but the stakes get higher when the neighbor who reported her is murdered and Pups becomes a suspect.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250145619 / 9781250145611  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038401 $15.99
Ryan, Hank Phillippi  
Jane Ryland #5: Say No More
Reporter Jane Ryland has just convinced a date rape victim to go public with her story. But an anonymous threat has Jane scared. Meanwhile, Jake Brogan investigates a murder in a tight-lipped Boston community.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mary Higgins Clark Award
 
Novel, 436 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
2017 - ISBN: 0765385376 / 9780765385376  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038423 $7.99
Sandford, John  
Virgil Flowers #09: Escape Clause
Virgil investigates when two large Siberian tigers vanish from the Minnesota zoo.  
Novel, 468 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425276228 / 9780425276228  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038804 $9.99
Sandford, John  
Virgil Flowers #10: Deep Freeze
Some signed copies expected. His latest case takes him back to Trippton, where a woman's body has been found frozen in a block of ice.  
Novel, 391 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399176063 / 9780399176067  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038145 $29.00
Schweizer, Mark  
Liturgical Mystery #14: The Lyric Wore Lycra
Signed by the author on the title page. St. Barnabas Church is offering a Lenten 'Paunches Pilates' class. Forty days of penitence and self-control, and now there's a killer in town, too.  
Novel, 190 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. James Music Press - 2017 - ISBN: 1532341520 / 9781532341526  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038122 $13.95
Scott, Cavan  
Sherlock Holmes: Cry of the Innocents
After a priest drops dead at Baker Street, Holmes learns that someone is killing priests the Vatican has dispatched to England to investigate reports of a miracle: that the body of an 18th-century philanthropist, whose wealth came from the slave trade, has not decomposed.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1783297166 / 9781783297160  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038733 $14.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #40: Maigret's Revolver
The theft of the revolver he received as a gift from the FBI is just the beginning of Maigret's latest case.  
Novel, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1952)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241277434 / 9780241277430  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038737 $13.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #41: Maigret and the Man on the Bench (alternate title: Maigret and the Man on the Boulevard)
A man found stabbed to death in an alley turns out to have been living a double life. Can Maigret uncover his secrets and find the killer?  
Novel, 185 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1953)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241277442 / 9780241277447  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038738 $13.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #42: Maigret Is Afraid
On a visit to an old school friend, Maigret winds up investigating three murders.  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1953)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241277485 / 9780241277485  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038739 $13.00
Simon, Misty  
Tallie Graver #1: Cremains of the Day
When her marriage falls apart, Tallie turns to cleaning houses to make ends meet, only to find a wealthy client dead in a closet.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496712218 / 9781496712219  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038841 $7.99
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #18: The House of Unexpected Sisters
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. An unpleasant figure from Mma Ramotswe's past has been spotted in town. She does her best to avoid the man, but it seems he may have returned to Botswana specifically to seek her out. What does he want?  
Novel, 227 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pantheon - 2017 - ISBN: 1101871377 / 9781101871379  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038723 $25.95
Smith, Fiona Veitch  
Poppy Denby #2: The Kill Fee
London, 1920: While Poppy is covering an exhibition of Russian art hosted by White Russian refugees, a guard is shot and a Faberge egg is stolen. The egg is valuable - and the secrets hidden in it are priceless.  
Novel, 331 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Lion - 2016 - ISBN: 1782642188 / 9781782642183  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038315 $14.99
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #7: Slay Bells Ring
When a client is found murdered, leaving behind his loyal malamute and lots of unfinished business, Caprice is determined to catch the killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496709772 / 9781496709776  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038842 $7.99
Smith, Martin Cruz  
The Girl from Venice
1945: The war is waning, but Venice is still occupied, and the people fear the Third Reich. When a fisherman finds a young Jewish woman who is fleeing from the SS, he chooses to protect her rather than hand her over, a decision that leads them into a fraught world of Partisans, forgers, black marketeers, and more.  
Novel, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2017 - ISBN: 1439140243 / 9781439140246  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038515 $16.00
Stanley, Michael  
Detective Kubu #6: Dying to Live
A Bushman has been found dead near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, and the police suspect foul play. Pathologist Ian MacGregor is puzzled - the victim is obviously very old, but his internal organs look remarkably young. When the corpse is stolen from the morgue, Assistant Superintendent Kubu's case takes on a new dimension.  
Novel, 324 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250070902 / 9781250070906  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038390 $27.99
Starr, Richard Dean (editor) / Bower, Erin (editor)  
Sherlock Holmes: The Further Crossovers
The Great Detective teams up with other adventurers and investigators, including Gertrude Bell, Sergeant Cuff, Lady Molly, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and more.  
Anthology, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Moonstone - 2017 - ISBN: 1944017119 / 9781944017118  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038625 $15.95


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